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conventional

1. Law based upon the agreement or consent of parties
2. Arts represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
3. Bridge another word for convention
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It then examines how conventionalised sign language is used in sand stories in conjunction with spontaneous gestures that do not have shared social meanings.
Note, however, that not all facial expressions and bodily movements have been conventionalised in the sense that they reflect a given mental state.
Conventionalised with consummate skill, they are at the same time so justly proportioned to the height and girth of the columns as to give an air of wonderful lightness to the whole structure."
37), which plots gestures from highly conventionalised to highly personal.
Typically such changes are conventionalised in terms of seeing them merely as yet another new weapon.